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.: Matariki Fact Recall

Matariki Fact Recall

We have been learning about Matariki and the constellation. Matariki is a small cluster of stars and it is also known as Plieades. There are several hundred stars but only seven of them can be seen. Matariki is a traditional Maori New Year. Matariki is celebrated with education and sharing ideas. Matariki is a time for remembering people you've lost.

Pounamu (New Zealand Jade) Maori Toki by master artist Tyson Lynes.   The toki is the blade of and adze with which the great war canoes were carved from giant trees so is said to represent a crafts person or artist.     www.boneart.co.nz

Pounamu (New Zealand Jade) Maori Toki by master artist Tyson Lynes. The toki is the blade of and adze with which the great war canoes were carved from giant trees so is said to represent a crafts person or artist. www.boneart.co.nz

Matariki Poster Teaching Resource

Matariki Poster Teaching Resource | Teach Starter

A poster to display in your classroom during Matariki (Māori New Year).

Springston Te Reo : Mihi for Kids

Springston Te Reo

WALT: Write our own mini using an adapted format. Recite our own mini with correct pronunciation. Recall our mini from memory. It's all about me and where I fit into my family. Your mihi tells the story of the place and the people you beloing to. It is an eassy way for people you are meetingto make connections as they see if they are related or know your family. Task: As you can see - everything flows from the mountain, through the river and the waka is on it. Then the people settle so this…

Maori Art - Silver Fern

Maori Art - Silver Fern

Creative interpretation of a traditional Maori kite - Te Manu Tukutuku. Rose (aged 12).

Creative interpretation of a traditional Maori kite - Te Manu Tukutuku. Rose (aged 12).

matariki art - Google Search

matariki art - Google Search

Best Matariki books for Primary + FREE follow activity sheets! {Green Grubs Garden Club Blog}

Lovingly handcrafting unique, creative & beautiful kiwi resources!

I love having a positive and celebratory learning focus - especially in the middle of winter! Matariki has links to so many areas of the curriculum and key competencies - science, art, myths and legends, gardening, healthy eating, goal setting and reflection to name just a few. I'm sure that most primary teachers will agree that the best way into most topics and inquiry is through a great book - so I've compiled a little list of my favourites! Most of these books come complete with several…

matariki stories - YouTube this story is perfect to share with pre-schoolers

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Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

Matariki Myth: Tamarereti.mov

Matariki Myth: Tamarereti.mov

Tamarereti Ka hanga te Ranginui o te pō: Tamarereti Creates the Night Sky.

Tui bird drawing for coloring

Art by A D Sutton

Print out and colour in a picture of a native New Zealand Tui bird.